French funding aids Eskom’s investments in power grid


JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ESKOM and the French Agency for Development have signed a R6 billion (€400 million) multi-tranche framework agreement to support Eskom investments in the extension and reinforcement of its power transmission grid. Eskom Chief Financial Officer, Anoj Singh, says the multi-tranche loan facility will contribute towards More...

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By On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Huawei offers African Utility Week platinum boost

CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – GLOBAL information and telecommunications giant, Huawei, has signed a platinum sponsorship with African Utility Week, the leading conference and trade exhibition for power, energy More...

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By On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Eskom Foundation venture delivers pupils from horror

Eskom Bophelong Mobile Health Clinic medical staff and learners at Sibongindawo Primary School, Emalahleni, Mpumalanga. IMAGE SUPPLIED MPUMALANGA, (CAJ News) – THE misery some South African children must endure More...

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By On Friday, February 17th, 2017

Energy, technology added to industry awards

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THIS year’s African Utility Week Industry Awards will be bigger than ever following the addition of five more categories. These are Small-Scale Sustainable Energy Project, Innovative More...

By On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

World Bank rates SA as suistanable energy leader

Solar panels JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AN increasing number of developing countries, including South Africa, are emerging as leaders in sustainable energy with robust policies to support energy access, renewables More...

Government of Zambia and the European Union signed the Financing Agreement for the "Support to the Zambia Energy Sector: Increased Access to Electricity ..
By On Friday, January 20th, 2017

EU grant increases Zambians access to power

LUSAKA, (CAJ News) – OVER 300 000 Zambians are set to enjoy reliable, clean and affordable electricity following the €65 million grant the European Union (EU) has signed with the Southern African country. Electricity More...

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By On Monday, December 19th, 2016

Agreement sealed to boost Nigeria power supply

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – PLANS to increase power production in Nigeria have received a major boost following the signing of a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) for the 100 megawatt Nova Scotia Power plant in Dutse. Scatec More...

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By On Monday, November 21st, 2016

Eskom foundation opens new doors for SMEs

Siya Sibiya KwaZulu-Natal entrepreneur RICHARD’S BAY, (CAJ News) – WHILE small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are hailed as the engine room of South Africa’s economic growth, access to markets is an impediment More...

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By On Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Kashimbila hydro project completion set for 2018

Kashimbila hydro project under construction ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Nigeria Government, in line with the 2016 Budget, is determined to reduce the ever increasing numbers of abandoned projects nationwide, More...

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By On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

COMESA interconnector projects gather pace

KIGALI, (CAJ News) – COMING at a time the Common Market for Southern and Eastern Africa (COMESA) is fast-tracking the implementation of a number of power generation and power inter-connector projects, high-level More...